NIT Puducherry admission for Ph.D Programmes in Puducherry


National Institute of Technology Puducherry (NIT-PY), nestled in the scenes of Karaikal, a coastal enclave in the basin of river Kaveri is one among the ten new NITs in the Union Territory of Puducherry. Notwithstanding the tender age, NIT-Py is committed to produce effective and responsible technocrats who have the ability to serve the nation on its journey to growth and prosperity. In this process, students have been admitted from the academic year 2010-11 onwards through AIEEE with 50% of seats reserved for the candidates having residence/native at Puducherry Karaikal, Mahe, Yanam and the remaining 50% seats are filled on all India basis. The institute provides keen guidance in terms of experienced and expert faculties as well as facilities to sculpt the bright minds into professionally balanced individuals, capable enough to take up challenges of nature, of society and of the marketplace.


Ph.D. in Engineering: Candidates with first class Bachelors degree in Engineering/Technology and Masters degree in Engineering/Technology or a Masters degree by Research (M.S. By Research) in relevant Engineering/Technology disciplines with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA of 6.5/10 for OC/OBC category and 55% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA of 6.0 is the eligibility requirement for SC/ST/PH category. Ph.D. in Science and Humanities: Candidates with first class Masters Degree in Sciences/Humanities in the relevant discipline with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA of 6.5/10 for OC/OBC category and 55% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA of 6.0/10 for SC/ST/PH category is the eligibility requirement. A valid GATE/UGC/CSIR/NET score is required for full-time candidates. Financial Assistance: A few research fellowships are available to full time research scholars who are not receiving any financial support/scholarship from other Agencies or State or Central Governments. They are required to assist the Department in the academic work for at least 8 hours per week as per guidelines issued by the Ministry of Human Resources and Development, Govt. of India, in addition to satisfying other conditions for the award of the fellowship. GATE Score is mandatory for institute fellowship.


Following the scrutiny and short-listing of the applications, eligible candidates will be called for written test and/or interview.


Ph.D. in Engineering: Rs.28,000/- Ph.D. in Sciences: Rs.25,000/- Important Dates: The Registrar ( i/c), National Institute of Technology Puducherry, Thiruvettakudy, Karaikal-609 609 on or before 15-09-2016. Date of Written test and interview: 01/10/2016, Reporting time at 9.00 am.